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    Lodge on the Desert

    306 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711-2855
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good27%
    • Average8%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    “gas fireplace” (45 reviews)
    “boutique hotel” (22 reviews)
    “newer rooms” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Multilingual Staff
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

    The beds are comfortable and the towels are nice, now for the rest of the story. We have a first floor room and it appears there is not a good seal on the door...this is the first room we've had in two weeks with bugs....More

    3  Thank C B
    Reviewed 17 February 2015

    I will never stay at another hotel in Tucson again. This boutique hotel is historic with modern amenities. The gardens that make up the grounds are awe worthy transforming every walk to our room feel as if we were in an enchanted desert garden. We...More

    Thank Alana D
    Reviewed 16 February 2015

    First time stay at this hotel proved to be a good choice. The room was spacious and clean with nice décor. The grounds are beautiful, the hotel restaurant food was wonderful, and we loved all of the hotel staff that we came in contact with....More

    1  Thank beerice
    Reviewed 12 February 2015

    Just wanted to thank everyone for the great stay(s) we had at your hotel. Letitia and jamie in the resturant and Josa (Houseman) and Estefany and Travis at the front desk were just the best staff that you could ask for. Very kind and knowledgable...More

    Thank Tim C
    Reviewed 11 February 2015

    Too bad for the wrong attitude, the environment of this place is really good. I asked a room for 3 person. They gave a room with only one big bed. That is not quite much for 3 adult person. At the recepcion they said there...More

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    Amenities
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    • Pool
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
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    • US$142 - US$321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #9 Spa Hotel in Tucson
    • #9 Romantic Hotel in Tucson
    • #11 Family Hotel in Tucson
    • #24 Business Hotel in Tucson
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 103
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    ajeepgirl80
    27 February 2017|
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    Response from CdeC73 | Property representative |
    @ajeepgirl80 - Downtown is approximately 10-15 mins away. Uber and Lyft are heavily used, and can be very helpful when parking is at a premium due to special events.
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    James D
    1 February 2017|
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    Response from Tina B | Reviewed this property |
    No - Not when I stayed...The casitas have fireplaces, and I paid the same rate for both that room, and on the next visit the Deluxe Room. Both were beautiful rooms....the Deluxe Room was very spacious with upgraded... More
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    Elizabeth A
    31 December 2016|
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    Response from CdeC73 | Property representative |
    Dearest Elizabeth, We are gay friendly. We welcome the human race, and all of their preferences. Please let us know if you have specific concerns or requests, and we will do our best to accommodate them.
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    Room Tips
    "Old historic casitas have fireplaces, new rooms are spacious."
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    "There are the orginal units and a new section. Couldn't tell you which is best as I like the feel of the..."
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    "Do not pick the casita king rooms. Make sure you are in a renovated room."
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    "Historical room, means historical room - if you need more modern, ask."
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